Long Stays in Portugal

    2022 Long Stay | 17-Nights | 4-Star Hotels | Offer expires October 31, 2021

    Long Stays in Portugal with Gateways International Tailor-made Tours

    Price: $2,945CAD Per Person

    (Cost of trip is in Canadian dollars, per passenger, based on double occupancy. Includes international airfare from Toronto. Other cities available upon request. Pricing includes airport departure taxes, subject to change at any time until time of ticketing.)

    Stay Duration: February 1-18, 2022

    Photo: Picturesque rooftops in Lisbon, Portugal

    Package Includes:

    • International Economy Class airfare from Toronto (Other cities available upon request)
    • Domestic Economy Airfare: Lisbon - Albufeira - Lisbon
    • Guaranteed departure
    • Breakfast daily in Lisbon
    • Private transfers to and from airports
    • Activities as per itinerary
    • Hotel accommodations
    • Service charges
    • Local emergency contacts and support
    • Airport taxes included, subject to change at any time

    Pricing is subject to change at any time; services based on availability at time of booking.

    Highlights:

    • Enjoy a Full-Day Small-Group Tour (8 people total), to discover Classic Lisbon, including pick-up from your hotel
    • Experience the magic of Sintra, Cascais & Estoril including the Royal Pena Palace on another full-day Small Group Tour (8-people maximum) including pick-up from your hotel
    • Take a short flight from Lisbon to Faro to begin your 14-night stay in a beautiful 4-star 1-bedroom apartment with pool view
    • Private transfers will take you to and from all airports

    Photo: Rossio Square - Lisbon, Portugal

    Long Stays in Portugal:

    Day 1: Toronto

    Depart from Toronto Pearson Airport to Lisbon, Portugal on an overnight, direct flight.

    Day 2: Lisbon, Portugal

    Upon arrival in Lisbon, our local representatives will welcome you and privately transfer you to your hotel.

    Accommodation: Hotel Mundial (4-Stars) - Standard Double Room

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Photo: Hotel Mundial - 4-Star Hotel - Lisbon, Portugal

    Day 3: Lisbon

    Today, you will be picked up at your hotel (or a close by meeting point), for your small group tour. Learn more about one of the oldest cities in Europe, Lisbon, capital of the oldest European country. We will start to visit in the morning the most historical quarters of Lisbon - The Discoveries Quarter of Belem, from which the Portuguese Caravels sailed off to the epic maritime discoveries. Once at Belem, two of Lisbon's jewels and symbols - The Jeronimos Monastery and the Tower of Belem - both considered as World Heritage, and represent the most luxurious and prestigious times of the Portuguese Monarchy, built after Vasco da Gama discovery of India, in late 15th century. Following this we will make a quick stop at the most famous local pastry shop in Portugal Pasteís de Belem, founded in 1837. The tour will head towards central Lisbon, admiring the major squares such as Rossio Square and Commerce Square, and all the history behind the Portuguese Inquisition on the 16th-century. During the afternoon tour, and after lunch (not included), we will start from Restauradores Square, passing by the Santa Justa Elevator and follow up the visit to Lisbon downtown, admire the narrow streets of Alfama, visit the Lisbon Cathedral, admire views towards the Lisbon Castle (St Jorge), passing by Chiado, Bairro Alto and some amazing viewpoints like Portas do Sol and Santa Luzia. The tour will end with a visit to Parque das Nacoes, the new and modern part of the city, near the Tejo River, that hosted Expo 98, built to celebrate the 500 years of India's discovery by Vasco da Gama.

    Accommodation: Hotel Mundial (4-Stars) - Standard Double Room

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Day 4: Lisbon

    Around 8:30am, you will be picked up at your hotel (or at a meeting point close by) for your small group tour. Today's tour will show you the most important sights in Sintra, classified as UNESCO World Heritage since 1995, the cosmopolitan village of Cascais and the westernmost point of Europe, Cabo da Roca. We will start direction to the enchanting Sintra, one of the most romantic villages in the world. The romantic Royal Pena Palace is in one of the highest peaks of mountain range, built on the ruins of an old 16th century monastery. In the historical centre, the National Sintra Palace in Moorish style with its conic chimneys and manueline style windows as well as its tile panels, reinforcing the interest for its interior. Enjoy some free time to walk around the narrow streets of Sintra, full of small shops selling Portuguese tiles and ceramics, the walk itself is like walking back in time. Lunch in Sintra or nearby (not included). After lunch, the tour continues to the westernmost point of Europe (Cabo da Roca) to admire the view. We will then drive through the hill and pass by Guincho Beach, one of the best beaches near Lisbon, followed by a visit to Cascais. Traditionally a seaside fishing village, Cascais became a very fashionable seaside resort. Enjoy some time at leisure here. The tour will end passing by Estoril, very famous during WWII.

    Accommodation: Hotel Mundial (4-Stars) - Standard Double Room

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Photo: Magical Pena Palace - Sintra, Portugal

    Day 5: Lisbon

    Today, you'll be privately transferred to the airport. Take your short flight from Lisbon-Faro. Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport by our local representatives and privately transferred to your hotel in the Algarve. 

    Accommodation: Apartments Vila Petra (4 Stars) - 1 Bedroom Apartment - Pool View 

    Days 6 - 17: Albufeira - Algarve, Portugal

    Enjoy your time at this lovely

    Accommodation: Apartments Vila Petra (4 Stars) - 1 Bedroom Apartment - Pool View

    Photo: Apartments Vila Petra - Albufeira - Algarve, Portugal

    Day 18: Albufeira - Lisbon - Toronto

    Today, you'll be privately transferred to the Faro Airport.

    Enjoy your flight from Faro – Lisbon, connecting on to your return flight home to Toronto. 

    Upgrades to 2-bedroom apartments available.

    Add private touring in the Algarve to make the most of your experience, or rent a car to explore the area on your own.

    Want to say longer? Do you want more touring included? No problem! Gateways International Tailor-made Tours customizes itineraries to your exact specifications. Ask your trusted travel advisor for details today.

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    Terms And Conditions

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Airfare is subject to availability and is only included if indicated in the itinerary summary. All services are subject to availability at time of booking. Airport and departure taxes are subject to change at any time. Once a deposit is received, it is 100% non-refundable. For full terms and conditions, please contact your travel advisor. DEPOSITS: A fully non-refundable deposit of $350 CAD/USD (dependent on the currency of the booking) per person is due upon confirmation of a land reservation. Packages including airfare will require full payment at time of tickets being issued. The balance of the land package is due 60 days before departure date. Due to COVID, depending on the date of travel, more flexible booking terms are possible. Other exceptions involving special events, conventions and holidays may require a higher deposit amount and in some cases FULL non-refundable payment will be required at time of booking. Full terms and conditions of your tailor-made package will be advised at time of actual quotation and booking. Terms and conditions outlined in the remarks section of invoicing at time of booking and supersede cancellation terms outlined elsewhere. NOTE ON SIGHTSEEING: Sightseeing is indicated as per the itinerary. We have made every effort to verify the availability of sightseeing stops on the specific days visits are requested. However, due to special seasons, sometimes on short notice, particular estates, sights, museums and gardens may be closed on the day they appear on your itinerary. If travelling with guided arrangements, your guide will advise and adjust the itinerary as necessary. If you are on a self-drive tour, it is recommended that you verify opening times before setting out. PACKAGE INCLUSIONS: Accommodation - All prices displayed in this brochure are based on standard rooms at the hotel selected unless otherwise noted. All hotel rooms have private facilities. We reserve the right to substitute hotels of similar category without notice. In the event of a downgrade, a proportional rate adjustment will be made. Special requests made by your travel agent on your behalf for particular rooms, room location, bed types etc., other than those published in our brochure are never guaranteed and may be subject to additional charges and are at the discretion of the hotelier or contractor. Airfare - International airfare and domestic airfare is included in packages as noted in specific itineraries. There are some itineraries that do not include any airfare in the package price. All package pricing is exclusive of airport departure taxes which will be calculated separately at time of booking. Transfers - As indicated in the itineraries, passengers will be met by local representatives at each airport upon arrival, and transferred to your hotel by coach, private car or taxi. Taxes and Service Charges - Gateways International package pricing includes compulsory hotel taxes and service charges. Airport and departure taxes are not included in any package pricing and must be calculated separately. Local City Taxes - Local city taxes are NOT included in any Gateways International package and must be paid locally at each hotel, where applicable. This occurs throughout Europe and now in some South American countries such as Argentina. This is subject to change at any time and is the sole responsibility of the passenger. Gateways International Packages do NOT include: Gratuities, items of a personal nature and items not itemized in itineraries are not included. All arrangements are subject to availability at time of booking. Published rates are not valid during conventions, important events and certain festivals. Rates for such events are available upon request. Contact your TTAND specialist for further details. INSURANCE - All passengers are STRONGLY URGED to take out sufficient travel insurance coverage to protect themselves against cancellation prior to departure or during travel. In the event of a passenger becoming ill during travel, all hospital and medical expenses are the traveller’s responsibility and they shall not be entitled to any refund. Please discuss your travel insurance options with your travel agent to ensure adequate coverage prior to booking your tour. No refunds for any unused services will be refunded for any reason. NOTICE TO TRAVELLERS - Travellers should be aware that different living standards and practices may exist outside of Canada including but not limited to: provision of utilities, air conditioning, accommodations, services of all kinds, food and food preparation and water quality. Yellow Fever vaccinations are recommended when visiting Iguassu Falls and the Amazon. We suggest that all travellers consult with a physician or travel health clinic 6-8 weeks prior to departure to determine if you require vaccinations. Requirements for entry into a country are changing daily; some include quarantine upon entry, other require proof of specific COVID-19 vaccination. Please work closely with your travel agent to confirm you have satisfied all requirements. RESPONSIBILITY - Gateways International Tailor-made Tours, division of The Joy of Travel Ltd. and/or its agents, act only as agents for the client in all matters pertaining to travel including services pursuant and/or in connection with the tours described in brochures, online and for the customized tours they promote and sell. Gateways International acts only as an agent in making arrangements with airlines, hotels, ground operations, car rental companies and other independent parties and thus cannot be held responsible for these suppliers’ acts or omissions. The services provided are subject to the conditions imposed by these suppliers and their ability may be limited by their tariffs, condition of carriage, tickets, vouchers and international conditions and agreements. Gateways International is not responsible for any loss, damage, illness, injury, inconvenience, loss of enjoyment, anxiety, or fear from: (A) The act, omission or negligence of any travel service supplier whose product their clients purchase. (B) Theft, strike, lockout, mechanical failure, governmental restrictions, weather conditions or any other cause beyond our control. (C) The client’s failure to obtain and carry all the required documents, including visa, passport, tourist card, proof of immunization, valid driver’s license. (D) The client’s failure to adhere to schedules for missed flight connection. (E) Personal injury or death. (F) Unauthorized statements or acts or misinterpretations made by any travel agency or its employees relating to the standards, quality, services, and inclusions of the vacation programs described on this webpage.

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